Cage Warriors 52 took place on Saturday (March 9th) at The Forum in Kentish Town, London, England. The event featured a welterweight title bout between Cathal Pendred and Gael Grimaud. The championship fight went all five rounds with Cathal Pendred scoring a unanimous decision victory to become the new Cage Warriors welterweight champ.
Elsewhere on the card, Graham Turner picked up a first round TKO victory over Fouad Mesdari, and Bruno Carvalho defeated Steve Dinsdale via second round TKO. Also, Jack Mason scored a second round TKO win over Matt Inman.
The full Cage Warriors 53 fight results are below:
- Cathal Pendred def. Gael Grimaud via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
- Graham Turner def. Fouad Mesdari via TKO – Rnd. 1 – 3:05
- Bruno Carvalho def. Steve Dinsdale via TKO – Rnd. 2 – 1:48
- Jack Mason def. Matt Inman via TKO – Rnd. 2 – 4:26
- Paul McVeigh def. Paul Marin via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Alan Philpott def. Liam James via TKO – Rnd. 3 – 3:00
- Chris Fishgold def. Steve O’Keeffe via Submission (Guillotine Choke) – Rnd. 1 – 1:34
- Martin McDonough def. Alex Enlund via Submission (Armbar) – Rnd. 1 – 3:13
- Paul Redman def. Alexei Roberts via TKO – Rnd. 2 – 4:30
- Brad Wheeler def. Merv Hulholland via TKO – Rnd. 1 – 1:46
- Dan Hope def. Gary Kono via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Ben Hajir def. Anthony Ferguson via Submission (Armbar) – Rnd. 1 – 1:42
- Richard Griffin def. Shah Hussain via Submission (RNC) – Rnd. 1 – 4:40
- Shaj Haque def. Olly Battell via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
- Darren Springer def. Aaron Wallace via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Ollie Mathis def. Danny Thompson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
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